‘It’s impressive’: FedEx Freight opens 84,000-square-foot warehouse in Mercedes

BY MATT WILSON STAFF WRITER MERCEDES — FedEx Freight formally christened its new 84,000-square-feet Mercedes service center with an open house and ribbon cutting on Thursday,...

Census Bureau looking to fill 4,000 jobs locally

WESLACO — The U.S. Census Bureau is revving up its hiring process in the Rio Grande Valley, hoping to accumulate more than 8,000 applicants...

Obamacare insurance deadline is Dec. 15

This year’s deadline to sign up for health insurance through healthcare.gov is Dec. 15, while chances are good that Texas residents will be able...

‘Speaking with one voice’: Area transportation concerns relayed to top officials

McALLEN — In April, J. Bruce Bugg Jr. gaveled in the state’s transportation commission with a wide smile. “I can’t tell you how delighted I...

Tonight Show appearance lands Mission High grad free tuition

BY XAVIER ALVAREZ STAFF WRITER Alma Zamora thought she was only posing for a selfie with late night TV host Jimmy Fallon when he dropped the...

Long way to go for full service commercial truck traffic at Anzalduas Bridge

McALLEN — Mayor Jim Darling stared into the distance and shook his head. He took off his glasses and rubbed his face. A city engineer...

Man threatens to jump from crane at county courthouse construction site

BY MATT WILSON STAFF WRITER EDINBURG — A man threatening to jump from a crane at the Hidalgo County Courthouse job site at 100 N. Closner...

Cavazos lifts Panthers past Falcons, into area round

BY KEVIN NARRO STAFF WRITER WESLACO — All season, Weslaco High quarterback Jacob Cavazos made big play after big play. On Saturday night, the senior may have...

Looking back at the play that clinched district

WESLACO — Weslaco East defensive back Jon Animas backpedaled from 25 yards out along the sideline in Wildcats territory, the clock winding down with...

Nifu Nifa no más: After nearly 50 years in radio, Hugo de la Cruz...

PHARR — With the characteristic warm buzz of its analog-recorded roots, the sound of a marching band begins to fill the air. Soon, a...